Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to a Oregon driver license. This is specifically if you have a US driver's license from another state and want to change it to Oregon driver license. If you have a driver license from another country, check out getting a driver's license in Oregon.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Driver License to Oregon
- Application for Driving Privileges or ID Card (Form 735-173).
- Proof of your legal name
- Proof of your U.S. legal presence
- Your Social Security Number
- Proof of Oregon address
- Payment for the required fees: $60 for Driver’s license, $23 for instruction permit, $5 for knowledge test, $9 for road test
- Your out of state license
What You’ll Need To Do
- Study the Oregon Driver Manual.
- Fill out the application for Driving Privileges or ID card with parent’s signature.
- Take it to a local DMV office.
- Submit all the requirements needed.
- Surrender your out-of-state license.
- Pass the vision test and knowledge test.
- Call to schedule a drive test.
- Pass the driving test.
- Pay the applicable fees for $60.00
- Have your photo taken.
- Wait for your license in the mail.
- If your valid out-of-state driver's license has been expired for less than 1 year, the Oregon DMV may waive the driving test, which is otherwise required of first-time applicants.
- You must surrender your out-of-state driver's license upon application.
- Even if your out-of-state license is still valid, you'll need an Oregon driver's license if you're now officially a resident of the state. That means you're either: Located in Oregon for 6 months or more, Paying resident tuition fees.